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Vernadskii Ridge

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  • Russia
  • Kuril Islands
  • Pyroclastic cone(s)
  • Unknown - Evidence Credible
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 50.55°N
  • 155.97°E

  • 1183 m
    3881 ft

  • 290370
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Vernadskii Ridge.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Vernadskii Ridge.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Vernadskii Ridge.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Vernadskii Ridge. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Vernadskii Ridge page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Vernadskii Ridge.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Vernadskii Ridge.

Photo Gallery

The Vernadskii Ridge descends diagonally across this Space Shuttle image of northern Paramushir Island (with N to the upper right). The ridge is comprised of the Vernadskii (south) and Bogdanovich (north) volcano groups, consisting of small cones and lava domes. The historically active Ebeko volcano lies at the far upper right. The three large smooth-textured surfaces along the Pacific coast (to the right) are pre-glacial Pleistocene lava flows.

NASA Space Shuttle image ISS004-E-611695, 2002 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
See title for photo information.
GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.


Title: USSR (Kamchatka S & Kuriles)
Publisher: DMA
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1988
Series: TPC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of USSR (Kamchatka S & Kuriles)

Title: Kamchatsky Peninsula Topo Map
Country: USSR
Year: 1986
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:2,500,000
Map of Kamchatsky Peninsula Topo Map

Title: O. Paramushir
Country: USSR
Year: 1965
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of O. Paramushir

Title: Paramushir, Atlasova, & Shumshu Ostrova
Publisher: General Staff of the Soviet Army
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1954
Series: M-56-XXIV
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Paramushir, Atlasova, & Shumshu Ostrova

Title: Onekotan, Makanrushi, & Karimkotan Ostrova
Publisher: General Staff of the Soviet Army
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1954
Series: M-56-XXIII
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Onekotan, Makanrushi, & Karimkotan Ostrova

Title: Kapari
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1945
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:50,000
Map of Kapari

Title: Onnekotan-To
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Kuril-I
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Onnekotan-To

Title: Onnekotan
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Onnekotan

Title: Paramushiru
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Japan
Year: 1944
Series: AMS
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Paramushiru
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Vernadskii Ridge in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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